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    Self taught here so take my comments accordingly...

    Self taught here so take my comments accordingly :)

    Mostly weld repair alluminium castings these days so foot pedal is essential, still makes life much easier when doing one off jobs on various...
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    Blimey !! I beat you to it by a couple of...

    Blimey !!

    I beat you to it by a couple of months it seems.....the vast difference in our posts count indicates the wealth of knowledge & experience that you possess compared to my own.
    I am sure...
  3. I like the look of the product 1/ It looks...

    I like the look of the product

    1/ It looks very nicely made & robust which I appreciate & recognise the cost implications of quality.

    2/ Thinking about how I would use it on my Bridgeport. I...
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    Only possible advantage I can think of is less...

    Only possible advantage I can think of is less bulky & almost nothing to go wrong with them.

    I share your eyesight problems, have several very nice vernier calipers sat in a drawer which should be...
  5. I have an L.E.D edge finder from Toolmex, quite...

    I have an L.E.D edge finder from Toolmex, quite substantial 20mm dia steel shank with 10mm tip. From new it would rarely repeat within 0.05mm despite best effort, once it had been accidentaly bumped...
  6. There is a current in line 4 Kawasaki engine with...

    There is a current in line 4 Kawasaki engine with rolling element crankshaft bearings ? :confused: .........surely not since the 1980's Z1100 engines.

    regards

    Brian
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    Thanks Atomkinder for suggestions in the...

    Thanks Atomkinder for suggestions in the previously locked topic.....not had time to follow up though things seem to have mysteriously improved since yesterday.

    The hot links (all for cars from Ad...
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    I too have been getting the hot links you show,...

    I too have been getting the hot links you show, though when the mouse cursor is hovered over them I get a pop up for the Citroen C4 from "Ad Choices" who may well be one of PM's paying advertisers...
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    Try Hyde Park's speaker's corner for your...

    Try Hyde Park's speaker's corner for your audience, if indeed you are actually British :skep:

    Your blathering in post #184 has frig all to do with what this forum is about.......and you clearly...
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    Coronation street as I remember is supposed to be...

    Coronation street as I remember is supposed to be in Salford a once industrial area of South Manchester, the accent developed by the actors is not quite as I remember it when growing up a few miles...
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    In the UK Hex set screw = hex head fully...

    In the UK

    Hex set screw = hex head fully threaded

    Hex bolt = hex head with unthreaded portion

    An M12 washer head set screw (where the washer is formed integral with the hexagon) would suit...
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    Astute observations succinctly laid out.....could...

    Astute observations succinctly laid out.....could not have put it better myself.....well said Oldwrench.

    regards

    Brian
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    His knowledge & experience will be much missed on...

    His knowledge & experience will be much missed on this forum, & I am sure much more will be missed by those who had met & knew the bloke....

    Brian
  14. Yes the Deckel drawbar is self ejecting but there...

    Yes the Deckel drawbar is self ejecting but there is only so much torque you can put on a 13mm square shaft & the damage to ones knuckles when it does let go is usually unpleasant.

    In my...
  15. Alan Something to be wary of if new to Morse...

    Alan

    Something to be wary of if new to Morse taper spindle tooling is that it is a self locking system so does not "require" the draw bar for retention in the spindle.

    If your spindle taper &...
  16. Ross is correct Alan......that was possibly the...

    Ross is correct Alan......that was possibly the first time I had cut a none V form or unequal angle thread, had ground up a HSS tool & was completely focussed on thread dimension / finish...
  17. I have made quite a few adapters, here was my...

    I have made quite a few adapters, here was my first attempt which I was just about to part off........when I noticed something :o

    regards

    Brian

    PS/ use an ER32 in MT4 spindle which does nick...
  18. Again, thank you for your detailed reply & sound...

    Again, thank you for your detailed reply & sound suggestions. The case can not be worked on whilst bolted to the upper but am machining up a 1" thick support plate to which the casing bolts will be...
  19. Thanks for your detailed reply, most of which are...

    Thanks for your detailed reply, most of which are similar to techniques I use though I will say that I have never thought to use pulse for the purpose you describe :scratchchin: makes very good sense...
  20. Tim....looks to me like someone went in with...

    Tim....looks to me like someone went in with bugger all pre-heat, prep or aforethought. Looks like mag filler rod blasted on with way too many amps.
    All my repair work is done with TIG.
    ...
  21. Thanks SWB, the chart is certainly worth keeping....

    Thanks SWB, the chart is certainly worth keeping.

    Adama, I have wondered lately where the magnesium / aluminium dividing line has moved, I occasionaly weld magnesium but prefer not to as the newer...
  22. Patch material for aluminium casting repair suggestions

    Part to be repaired is a Japanese motorcycle crank case manufactured around year 2000, this is sand cast aluminium of very good quality but unknown composition though I assume fairly high silicon...
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    Having done a very similar repair may I caution...

    Having done a very similar repair may I caution against welding unknown materials & associated risks of cracking or brake drum distortion. In my case there was just barely enough material left after...
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    ROFLMAO :d :d :d :d

    ROFLMAO :d :d :d :d
  25. I was intrigued too, Googled 88000-E4 & found...

    I was intrigued too, Googled 88000-E4 & found plenty including this video of a very similar rig.

    2007 NOOTEBOOM 4 Axle Crane Trailer Cormach 88000-E4 - YouTube

    regards

    Brian
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